Some explanation is needed of the form of spelling I have adopted
in transcribing Norse proper names. The spirants thorn and eth
are represented by _th_ and _d_, as being more familiar to readers
unacquainted with the original. [mehr][weniger]
The present study forms a sequel to No. 12 (_The Edda: Divine Mythology
of the North_), to which the reader is referred for introductory matter
and for the general Bibliography. Additional bibliographical references
are given, as the need occurs, in the notes to the present number.
Anna Brownell Jameson (17 May 1794 – 17 March 1860) was a British writer.
Jameson was born in Dublin.
Her father, Denis Brownell Murphy (died 1842), was a miniature and enamel painter. He moved to England in 1798 with his family, and eventually settled at Hanwell, London. [mehr][weniger]
American edition of this book were corrected during the concluding days of the writers first visit to North A merica. During that all too brief visit he had many opportunities of seeing for himself the great work the Association is doing in the United States and Canada; of getting to know and love many of the men who are administrating that work, and of observing the tremendous hold the Y. M. C. A. has on the community. It was an inspiration to visit some of the great Association buildings of America and to note the efficiency of the work, also to go to a number of the great Military camps and see something of the effective service the Y. M. C. A. is rendering to the men of the Army and Navy. [mehr][weniger]